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Photo and Story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer Many aspiring artists flock to Nashville in hopes of building a fan base, booking some shows and launching a career. With more than 180 music venues in the Nashville area, it’s not hard to find live shows nearly every night. Even with the multitude of talent, …

Photo and story by Jessica Knoble / Contributing Writer When searching for new artists and fresh music, Nashville is the source of rising bands and song spotlights. On Thursday, Exit/In was the hub for one of indie music’s soon-to-be biggest artists, Bill Dess, more popularly known as “Two Feet.” Introducing a blend of electronic, blues …

Photo and story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer Packs of people lingered outside of The End in Nashville for about an hour before doors even opened for the Tiny Moving Parts show Sunday night. The house was already packed before Fever Blush, the opening band, came onstage. Fever Blush played a relatively short set, …

Photo and story by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer Lights were dimmed at Exit/In on Thursday night with light shining only on servers behind the bar and the instruments sitting on stage. Fans made their way into the venue after having their tickets scanned and ID’s checked, while bouncers near the entrance discussed a game …

Grizfolk

Los Angeles indie rock band Grizfolk kept their fans satisfied, but still wanting more after their performance at The High Watt Tuesday night in Nashville. After alt rock outfit Knox Hamilton opened the show, a NASA-inspired countdown introduced Grizfolk to the stage. They then started off with a floor-shaking rendition of “Into the Barrens.” Soon …

Dan Reynolds, left, and Wayne Sermon, right, of Imagine Dragons performs at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday, June 8, 2015, The performance was part of the band's "Smoke + Mirrors" tour. (MTSU Sidelines / Andre Rowlett)

Going into Imagine Dragons’ show at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on Wednesday night, I honestly wasn’t too excited. I’ve never really got into the band’s material. Their bombastic hooks that practically beg for sing-alongs and middle-of-the-road lyrics just aren’t what I look for in a band. While they aren’t for me, they are for a lot of …